In our country, we have just observed Memorial Day. It is fitting to remember all those who have served to make sure freedom can be enjoyed, and to remember those who have given their very lives for that freedom.
The story of the ten virgins has always been one of my favorites Jesus told. I love the symbolism and especially the comparison it makes to our day.
The University of Miami will soon launch its search for a scholar of atheism, humanism and secularism after a $2.2 million donation paved the way for the nation's first academic chair for the study of nonbelief.
School is usually a place where adults are in charge and kids are expected to follow. Adults make the rules, adults make the consequences and adults are the leaders.
"Music speaks what cannot be expressed, soothes the mind and gives it rest, heals the heart and makes it whole, flows from heaven to the soul." — Unknown
One thing we can count on is that life will have some detours. I don't care how much you know or think you may know, or how much experience you have in life, you will have detours.
When teenagers lament, "But that's not fair!" parents often retort, "Well, life isn't fair."
Andrea Revethis left her six-hour marriage prep class on May 14 feeling grateful and excited. She hadn't necessarily planned on taking relationship advice from Catholic leaders when she envisioned her dream wedding, but friends had encouraged her to give the Pre-Cana program a try.
Christians around the world have waited for the glorious return of Jesus Christ for millennia. The Bible says no man knows and not even the angels know the time of Jesus' coming. But when Saint Paul spoke to the Thessalonians, he said children of light will know the season.
Odis Banks was on his way to pay a bill when his day had a sudden turn of events. After waiting for five minutes in a turning lane to turn into the parking lot, he heard honking, and yelling from several drivers to “Get out the way.” The horns and comments were directed toward a white truck that was stopped in the middle of traffic.
Because we are living, breathing beings, we all will die one day. Death is a fact of life that even the smart and rich will experience. It is inevitable.
After Jesus Christ's resurrection and ascension, the New Testament church was born with Spirit-filled believers who were being transformed.
Our choir sings a song that I find so powerful. It is titled, "We Will Remember."
God has blessed man with a great ability. It serves one most all his or her life. It is the memory.
Heaven is the place where God dwells and where we can rest from all our cares after we die. Many of us long to go there to find our perfect place of peace. But what happens when that desire fades and heaven is no longer your goal? What causes the change and how can you desire heaven again?
For many, becoming a follower of Jesus Christ means a change of who they think Jesus Christ is.
Recently, I have been preaching a series titled "Old Testament Heroes" at my church.